Willis Towers Watson, a leading advisory in the world of broking, has announced Michael Burwell as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Michael Burwell will be using his 30 years of experience as a Chief Operating Officer and Head of Transaction Services into the position. He will also be bringing in 11 years of audit experience and 12 years of transaction services and advisory experience, which has helped many companies in pre-merger. Willis Towers Watson‘s Chief Executive Officer John Haley believes his experience will help the company achieve its goals and lead to long-term growth. He also thanks the company’s previous Chief Financial Officer Roger Millay for his leadership, who resigned from the position to retire.
Willis Towers Watson is a company that helps clients turn financial risk into a path of growth. They work on designing and delivering solutions to managing risks, optimizing the most benefits, and expanding clients’ capital to strengthen them as individuals and institutions. The perspective of the company helps them to see through the intersections of assets, talents, ideas to make sure each client and institution has a specialized plan to be helped and unlock potential. Established in 1828, Willis Towers Watson has over 40,000 employees in over 140 countries.
Before joining with Willis Towers Watson, Michael Burwell worked at Pricewater House Cooper, LLC (Pwc) as a Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Global and US Transformation Leader, and Partner. He has also been a US Leader of Transaction Services Group and the Midwest Leader of Transaction Services as well as an automotive industry leader. He has been endorsed by others as being skilled at leadership, finance, and financial reporting. Other skills of his include financial analysis, portfolio management, internal controls, and mergers & acquisitions. View Additional Info Here.
In 1997, Michael Burwell began his partnership with PWC’s Detroit and its transaction services. After Burwell’s success in Detroit, he went on to be the leader of PWC’s central region. In 2012, he became the Vice President Global and of US Transformation. Through his role in Transformation, he oversaw human capital, finance, and technology. Michael Burwell is a CPA with a bachelor’s in business administration from Michigan State University.